Ms Phumzile Mbonambi

Community Services

Ms Phumzile Mbonambi was born in… in the… District Municipality of KwaZulu-Natal.  

She was appointed as the Director of Community Services at iLembe District Municipality in July 20…

She holds the following qualifications:

and a range of certificates including:

She also holds:

Ms Mathonsi matriculated through … High School. 

She joined … Local Municipality in … She has worked consistently through the years and has grown through the ranks at the municipality. 

Before joining iLembe District Municipality, she worked at … , as … In 20.., she was appointed as the … , and, thereafter as … 

"...integrated planning services and maximised spatial efficiencies for optimal service delivery."

The Department of Social and Economic Development provides integrated planning services and maximised spatial efficiencies for optimal service delivery.

The department aims to promote and guide the spatial and physical development of the area through integrated, strategic, developmental and regulatory frameworks.

These include:

The role of the Social and Economic Development Department in the municipality includes the following:

Corporate Governance

Municipal Mandate and Strategic Objective


The Corporate Governance Unit is responsible for the following:

Our section articulates the approach to economic development through the Municipality’s Integrated Development Plan (IDP) and an Economic Development Strategy (EDS) from which all activities are guided by, but not restricted to, as the section also responds to the broader challenges facing the municipal constituency by endorsing other initiatives such as the Provincial Growth Development Strategy.

The development of Small Businesses is now recognized as a common strategy for Local Economic Development in South Africa. We as the municipality are playing a facilitation role between governments initiatives to support SMME’s and further play a role in providing the necessary infrastructure for business to thrive.

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